Logistics veteran Raman Kumar joined Al-Futtaim in 1995 as senior accountant, then became Finance Manager in 2009 and acting Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Logistics (AFL) before taking the reins as Managing Director.
Under his leadership, AFL moved its verticals to fashion and food during 2015, and expanded its logistics operation in Port Khalifa and kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) with the closure of Mina Zayed port in Abu Dhabi.
In April 2015 AFL won Supply Chain of the Year at the Supply Chain & Transport Awards. Last year the company was awarded for contributing towards DP World’s Emergency Response Plan, and for compliance and business support by Dubai Trade. It also won the Road Safety Achievement Award at the Gulf Traffic and RoSPA’s Silver Award for occupational health and safety.AFL which is registred with the Go Green initiative, carefully monitors its fuel consumption and recently launched biofuel initiatives.